Erowid
 
 
Plants - Drugs Mind - Spirit Freedom - Law Arts - Culture Library  
Support honest drug info & help us reach a new high for the
number of $5+ donations in a month. Our goal is 1,376.

Donate by Bitcoin
Horse Chestnut
Bits & Pieces
by Erowid

The "Bits & Pieces" section is intended for random snippets of information which don't fit
easily elsewhere and/or which have been newly added, but not yet carefully categorized.


  • Seeds are both toxic and narcotic
    Seeds are said to be narcotic and that 10 grains of the nut are equal to 3 grains of opium1. However, seeds have also been described as toxic and potentially deadly. Use of horse chestnut as a narcotic should not be tried without extensive knowledge.
References #
    1. Earth Medicine-Earth Food, by Michael A. Weiner (1972)